Special Issues


Curated Impact Collection – Call for papers : Towards reducing negative community impacts of peer-to-peer trading in tourism

15 July 2021 – 31 October 2021

Guest Editors:  Oscar Vorobjovas-Pinta; Mingming Cheng; Anne Hardy 

Scope: This curated collection aims to empirically examine the impacts of peer-to-peer trading on our communities and provide insights into how we are able to reduce negative community impacts of peer-to-peer trading in tourism. Empirical articles that explore innovative and practical solutions towards reducing negative community impacts of peer-to-peer trading in tourism are strongly encouraged. This may include but not limit to research into changing peer-to-peer trading providers’ operating practices, best practices in engaging the peer-to-peer trading users to be more environmentally friendly and innovative strategies in building stronger community bonds with peer-to-peer trading platforms.


Emerging Issues in the Chinese Outbound Tourist Market

30 April 2020

Guest Editors:  Claire Liu; Mingming Cheng

Scope: This special issue invites submissions in the following themes based on empirical and/or theoretical research. Suggested topics include but not limited to:

  • Impacts of China’s Year of Tourism Scheme 
  • Sharing economy and Chinese outbound tourists
  • Technology induced behavior, such as Dingping.com, auto itinerary planning apps
  • One Belt One Road (OBOR) Initiative and Chinese outbound market trends
  • Risk and safety of Chinese outbound tourists, such as sole traveler; road safety issues
  • Inter-generational differences of Chinese outbound tourists
  • The sustainability of Chinese outbound tourism market
  • The dynamics of small group Free Individual Traveller market 
  • The flow-on impacts of Chinese overseas student market